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Object Number: MS1509
Current Location: Etruscan Italy Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Italy
Locus: Trench Tomb
Date Made: 8-7th c bc
Early Date: -800
Late Date: -600
Height: 25.4cm
Width: 22.9cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase; Subscription of John Wanamaker, 1896
Other Number894 - Stevenson Etruscan Series Number


Bronze. Large. The situla is conical inshape with a rounded shoulder, vertical neck and everted rim. The base is in the from of an added cone with the wide flaring end left open. The body of the situla is composed of 3 pieces; 2 side walls with two overlapping vertical joins fastened by rivets and a base in the shape of a shallow cup. The walls of the cup extend over the wall bottom and is riveted on. The cone base ring is hammered on this piece. Two bail loops are riveted on to the neck and the curved bail is preserved.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical Gallery: Etruscan (1975 - 2000)View Objects in Exhibition
Etruscan World (15 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition


[Catalogue, Exhibition] Turfa, Jean M. 2005. Catalogue of the Etruscan Gallery of the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 90, no. 14View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Collection] Luce, Stephen B. 1921. Catalogue of the Mediterranean Section. : Page/Fig./Plate: p.137, no.122View Objects cited in this Publication

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